Skip to Content

Book Series

Routledge Explorations in Economic History

Series Editor: Lars Magnusson

This long established series provides a platform for books which break new ground in the understanding of the development of the modern world economy. Equally rooted in economics and history, the series is not limited to any particular period or region. Individual titles focus on particular countries, key industries, themes, or international economic relations.

New and Published Books

61-70 of 70 results in Routledge Explorations in Economic History
  1. The British Industrial Decline

    Edited by Michael Dintenfass, Jean-Pierre Dormois

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The decline of British Industry in the late Victorian and early Edwardian period is the subject of major concern to economic and modern British historians. This book sets out the present state of the discussion and introduces new directions in which the debate about the British decline is now...

    Published December 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  2. The Conservatives and Industrial Efficiency, 1951-1964

    Thirteen Wasted Years?

    By Nick Tiratsoo, Jim Tomlinson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The Conservatives and Industrial Efficiency, 1951-1964 responds to the need for a full assessment of the Conservatives performance in this crucial period. Drawing upon a wide range of archival sources, Nick Tiratsoo and Jim Tomlinson explore the different aspects of the efficiency question....

    Published August 27th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Free Trade and its Reception 1815-1960

    Freedom and Trade: Volume One

    Edited by Andrew Marrison

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book examines the Corn Laws and their repeal. It brings together leading international experts working in the field from Britain, Europe and the United States. Their contributions range widely over the history, politics and economics of free trade and protectionism in the nineteenth and...

    Published April 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  4. Conceiving Companies

    Joint Stock Politics in Victorian England

    By Timothy L. Alborn

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Questions concerning the relationships and boundaries between 'private' business and 'public' government are of great and perennial concern to economists, economic and business historians, political scientists and historians.Conceiving Companies discusses the birth and development of joint-stock...

    Published April 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  5. Production Efficiency in Domesday England, 1086

    By John McDonald

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This fascinating study uses Domesday book data and Management Science methods to examine manorial production efficiency in Medieval Essex in 1086. This book reveals unexpected facts about economic history, and is a remarkable contribution to economic history and medieval studies. It will be of...

    Published February 26th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Monetary Standards and Exchange Rates

    Edited by Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, Lawrence H. Officer, Annalisa Rosselli

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    In this volume an international team of distinguished monetary historians examine the historical experience of exchange rate behaviour under different monetary regimes. The main focus is on metallic standards and fixed exchange rates, such as the gold standard. With its combination of thematic...

    Published September 11th 1997 by Routledge

  7. France and the International Economy

    From Vichy to the Treaty of Rome

    By Frances Lynch

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This is a comprehensive history of a critically formative period in French economic history. Frances Lynch covers topics such as the post-war negotiations for American aid, the reconstruction of a capital market, the modernization of French agriculture, the liberalization of trade in the 1950s and...

    Published January 23rd 1997 by Routledge

  8. Britain's Place in the World

    Import Controls 1945-60

    By George Brennan, Alan Milward

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Britain's Place in the World examines the establishment and effectiveness of import controls, particularly quotas. Placing quotas back in the centre of British history, Milward and Brennan make some radical claims for Britain's economic performance in a global context. Looking into a wide variety...

    Published July 4th 1996 by Routledge

  9. The Organization of Labour Markets

    Modernity, Culture and Governance in Germany, Sweden, Britain and Japan

    By Bo Strath

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    There have been dramatic shifts in the behaviour of labour markets and the conduct of industrial relations in the last century. This volume explores these changes in the context of four very different societies: Germany, Sweden, Britain and Japan. However, despite their manifest differences, the...

    Published December 14th 1995 by Routledge

  10. Economic Ideas and Government Policy

    Contributions to Contemporary Economic History

    By Sir Alec Cairncross

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This volume collects together Sir Alec Cairncross' most important contributions to the economic history of the post-1939 period. They address such major issues as the role of economists in the 2nd World War, the significance of the Marshall plan and Britain's relative economic decline. Together...

    Published December 14th 1995 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Famines in European Economic History: The Last Great European Famines Reconsidered
    Edited by Declan Curran, Lubomyr Luciuk, Andrew G. Newby
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  2. Natural Resources and Economic Growth: Learning from History
    Edited by Marc Badia-Miró, Vicente Pinilla, Henry Willebald
    To Be Published May 11th 2015
  3. Pacific Centuries: Pacific and Pacific Rim Economic History Since the 16th Century
    Edited by Dennis O. Flynn, Lionel Frost, A.J.H. Latham
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  4. The Political Economy of Mercantilism
    By Lars Magnusson
    To Be Published June 10th 2015
  5. Labour-Intensive Industrialization in Global History
    Edited by Gareth Austin, Kaoru Sugihara
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  6. The Economic Development of Europe's Regions: A Quantitative History Since 1900
    Edited by Nikolaus Wolf, Joan Ramon Rosés
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  7. The Business of Leisure in 20th Century Britain: Pay and Play
    By Richard Coopey, Peter Lyth
    To Be Published December 1st 2015
  8. Regulating Competition: Cartel Registers in the Twentieth Century World
    Edited by Susanna Fellman, Peter Sandberg, Martin Shanahan
    To Be Published December 1st 2015
  9. Port-Cities and their Hinterlands: Migration, Trade and Cultural Exchange from the Early Seventeenth-Century to 1939
    Edited by Robert Lee
    To Be Published January 1st 2016
  10. The Second Bank of the United States: “Central” Banker in an Era of Nation-Building
    By Jane Knodell
    To Be Published January 1st 2016

Search for Book Series